Listening, the miraculous superpower

The importance of listening in relationships

Have you ever said the words, “Listen to me”?  Or maybe even shouted them? It unfolded on an ordinary day, where my other job as “Mum’s Taxi” had me shuttling my kids home from basketball practice.  The younger one filled the car with her animated conversations.  In my mind, I was engrossed in conceptualising a […]


200 times!  200 x 20 minutes = nearly 67 hours.  This is the amount of time that Dr Jill Bolte-Taylor practiced her TED Talk, My Stroke of Insight, where she tells the story of her experience with having a stroke.  I recommend it, Dr Jill is compelling.  Was she a natural speaker?  I have spent […]


Effective communication is the cornerstone of a successful organization. Whether it’s conveying expectations, providing feedback, or simply keeping team members informed, communication is crucial to achieving business goals. However, research shows that when it comes to communication in the workplace, it’s the manager who is responsible. According to Gallup’s “It’s the Manager” report, managers are […]